Is Ski Callaghan snowsure?

The snowiest week in Ski Callaghan is week 2 of March. There are typically 4.3 snowy days during this week with 45cm of snowfall. Check out the Ski Callaghan Snow History graphs below.Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Ski Callaghan

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
December30cm3.8 days
January22cm2.9 days
February25cm3.4 days
March32cm3.8 days
April13cm2.3 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Ski Callaghan during August (week 1):

The average snowfall forecast during week 1 of August for Ski Callaghan is 0 cm. There are typically 0.0 snowy days during this week. Callaghan Valley expected weather and snow conditions during the first week of August at the middle elevation of the ski area at 920m, based on historical averages over the last 8 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (3746m) is well above the middle elevation of Callaghan Valley. Fresh Snow is highly unlikely in Callaghan Valley at the start of August but on average there are one or two wet days during this week every year. Warm day temperatures in Callaghan Valley during week one of August. The average temperature range is between 17.1°C and 20.5°C at the middle elevation. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Generally light winds (average 6km/h).


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Ski Callaghan and (2007 – 2018).

Winter
Summer

Ski Callaghan


Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Ski Callaghan and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Ski Callaghan are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Ski Callaghan and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Ski Callaghan are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Ski Callaghan and (2007 – 2018)

Winter
Summer

Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Ski Callaghan are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.